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Atossa’s Dream,

Engraving on laid paper

Print impression quality: Very good

Dimensions (Plate): 195 x 323 mm (7.7 x 12.7 in.)

Dimensions (Sheet): 255 x 403 mm (10 x 15.9 in.)

Inscribed in plate below image, center: “Atossa --- down my son / Fell from the seat---”; numbered [plate] 29, [illustration] 44

Edition: Illustration for The Persians by Aeschylus, published by J. Mathews, London; The Persians formed part of the larger work The Tragedies of Aeschylus, illustrated by Flaxman and published by Mathews.

Accession number: 1984.29.56

Gift of Juwil C. and Virgil W. Topazio (B.A. Wesleyan 1943), 1984

Bibliography: David Bindman, et al., "John Flaxman/ Mythologie and Industrie" (Hamburger Kunsthalle, 1979), cat. 116; Heim Gallery, "John Flaxman (London, Heim Gallery, 1976)

Work Type: print

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